Kalends of January
. AD 973 alias 974.
Murchad son of Flaithbertach went on a foray in Cenél Conaill and took a great spoil; and one dart struck him, and he died thereof at Dún Clóitige, with communion and penance.
Diarmait son of Dochartach, successor of Mo-Laise, died.
Donnchad Finn, king of Mide, was killed by Agda son of Duibcenn.
Úgaire son of Tuathal inflicted a rout on the Osraige in which Diarmait son of Donnchad fell. In a second battle the Osraige defeated the Uí Cheinnselaigh, and Domnall son of Cellach fell.